Gummy Fruit
August 21, 2007

Last month I had a charge from RANDMSHOP on my credit card. I had never visited their website nor had I ever heard of them, so I called my bank about it and they reversed the charge. It was for only $10.

October 1, 2006

Jack, my kitty, discovered the newly plumped daddy long legs and made her run from her web. I don't know where the spider has moved too, but her body grew quite a bit larger after dining on the garden spider. She has quite a nice collection of left over bug trash in and under her old web. Jack left a little barf under my bed for the ants. Too bad there were no spiders under there to deal with the ants.

September 30, 2006

I feel bad. I thought a garden spider was a black widow so I sprayed some Raid on it. Once it moved out of the corner I could see it better and determined that it was probably harmless. But as it was running from the Raid it ran through the web of a daddy long legs who decided to wrap it up to keep it from knocking the web around. My friendly little eight legged creatures help to keep the icky ant population away so I generally let them co-exist with me here.

February 16, 2006

Oops, I dropped the bathroom trashcan into the toilet. Drip, drip...

January 13, 2006

It's Friday the 13th and I have a horrible cold and I feel icky :(

October 9, 2005


April 18, 2005

I've bored of playing online games. What to do with all me free time now? Work more? Find a new way to waste time? Cut my hair? Ha ha.

September 15, 2004

Wow, Two more years gone. Was reminded of this dusty place by Matt.

October 1, 2002

Well, I've pretty much forgotten about this little diary of mine. Does anyone actually find any interest in what there is of it. I got a new T-Maxx radio controlled nitro fuel powered truck. Jake and I crashed it around and broke it. But I fixed it. It's all fixed up and ready to break again. I stayed home for work today because of illness. So I slept most of the day. I really sleep way too much for someone who hates to go to sleep.

July 4, 2002 (Independence Day)

I joined Jake and Carly today and saw the movie "Minority Report." Afterwards we joined some of their friends for a BBQ and some fireworks.

March 25, 2002

I went to Six Flags Magic Mountain today. X was the longest wait of the day, but well worth it. Try it. Here are a few pics of Jake and Phil and I.

January 20, 2002

I walked in the San Diego Half Marathon today, with blue hair, orange shirt, yellow sweatshirt, and red sun visor. Gotta be colorful.

January 13, 2002

I still have nothing to say.

October 5, 2001

Off to Disneyland we went once again. Tonight was to see the Haunted Mansion re-done in a 'Nightmare Before Christmas' theme. Here are a few pics from the night.

September 25, 2001

I have moved this site to a new server. Better control for me, maybe a bit faster loading for you.

September 6, 2001

Another day, another mess of stray kitty litter to sweep up. I think Jack's goal is to empty the litter box every time.

September 5, 2001

Duane registered a domain name today. He'll let me know what it is when it's ready.

September 4, 2001

I just made plane reservations to join my newphew Chris at Six Flags Dallas. Cool huh? Today I also had my DSL speed cap increased from 384k to 768k. Can never have too much speed.

August 31, 2001

It's a shiny new entry just in time to say goodbye to the month of August. A couple weeks ago my hair was blue. Here's a bad webcam photo to prove it.

August 12, 2001

I helped Jake and Carly with a tiny bit of cleaning (prep for painting) and moving things around. Duane was there to advise on painting but ended up doing some of the painting. Here are a few silly pictures from the day.

August 11, 2001

I slept through my alarm clock today so Carly and I ended up missing our group marathon training session today. But we did our scheduled 5 mile walk together apart from the group.

August 10, 2001

We went to Disneyland again tonight. Here are a few bad photos.

August 9, 2001

I adjusted my home page a bit. Not a huge difference. Baby steps.

August 8, 2001

It's been a few days since my last headache now. I'm so happy! And Jake is happy cause I showed him how to enable his USB ports last night. He was getting frustrated trying to make his new PDA sync with his desktop computer. And Carly is happy cause we'll all be scrubbing walls in her and Jake's home to prepare for new paint. We're all happy.

August 3, 2001

I need to get to bed since I'll be getting up at about 5:30am to head out to an early marathon training thing. I've been exhausted all day, but now that I'm home I'm wide awake. I knew it would happen. I had a blow out of one of the tires on my truck today. Nothing very bad happened. Just wasted some time changing to the spare.

July 18, 2001

On July 14 my nephew placed 6th in the 51cc(4-6) class in a moto race. I wish I was there to watch him.

July 16, 2001

Totally uneventful day.

July 15, 2001

Jonathan Robert had a photo of himself as his AIM buddy icon today. I told him that he was the first I've seen use their real image. So now I'm the second I guess. I never even made it out of my home today. How lazy can I possibly be? I played a game of checkers online with Mickie. I was distracted from the game by my brief chat with Mr. Robert and so Mickie was the victor. I watched a couple of movies tonight, AntiTrust, and Tarzan and the Lost City. I will go to sleep now, or soon I should say.

July 14, 2001

My brain hurts. No good reason to have an ache in my head today. Good thing about it though, I'm not out doing something that spends my money. Ha. Just sitting around at home. Oops, change that. I did go out and spend a little cash. But only enough to get a couple chili dogs at Der Wienerschnitzel. Right after I arrived back home for the weenie place Jake phoned and wanted to bring some food over. Ha. Good timing. So he and Carly got some food for themselves and came by for a little bit.

July 13, 2001

Happy Birthday Carly. We went to Disneyland tonight and worked our way through the crowd for a ride on Pirates of the Carribean. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad was closed, disappointing Carly.

July 4, 2001

Happy Independece Day everyone. I am celebrating by making myself independent of my email hosts mail servers. Ha. I've been having too many delays in delivery of my incoming emails so I am now operating my own server for incoming emails. Let's see how badly I can screw it up. I'm hoping I'll do better than my host. I know I won't have to deal with the same volume of emails that my host does so that's one point in my favor. To my hosts credit they are a free service so I can't complain too much. At least they've never lost any of my emails that I know of.

July 1, 2001

The day is just starting, so it's bedtime. Good night y'all. 1:30amPDT
Jake and Carly came over for a BBQ today. They had to bring everything, including the BBQ. I'm a really great host huh?

June 30, 2001

I slept too late again. Bummer. I hate that. I hate going to sleep. I hate waking up. I hate that I hate going to sleep and waking up. What else is there?

Jake and Carly tricked me into going to church with them tonight. They invited me to join them to a worship concert at Calvary Chapel. I agreed to go but ended up in church with them before the concert. The weather was a little chilly after the sun went down, but since Carly and Jake so so motherly they made sure to have a purple flannel shirt available to me to keep me warmer. The three quarters moon was brightly visible in the sky tonight. The moon kept distracting me. I have photos of Carly, Jake, Jason, and myself at the concert that I'll share soon. Since Jake said "we don't need privacy" I'll be making sure you can learn more about him and Carly than myself from now on. Ok? Ha. You've learned so much about me huh? Since I was not mentioning Jake and Carly here they were apparently offended since I got an email saying so and mocking me. The first paragraph in todays entry was really written by Jake in his email to me mocking me after reading the rest of this page.

June 29, 2001

I chatted online with Carly tonight. But since her and Jake use the same screen name and don't make it clear when they exchange seats I never know for sure who I'm speaking to. Maybe is was really Jake. I don't know. I have the same problem when I'm speaking with Mickie and John. But Mickie and John do have their own screen names. They just don't always switch and so confuse me even more.
Ha ha, I'm just giving you guys a hard time. You're great.

June 28, 2001

Hi. Guess I'm not much for making notes about myself. I just left two months mostly blank. I have an AOL screen name of BigGrandma. That screen name was created for my mother but she never used it before she died. Lately many people are sending email to that name expecting to find someone other than myself. But what's really strange is that they aren't all looking for the same person.

June 15, 2001

Disneyland again. This time was Jake, Carly, Phil, Suzy, Duane, and myself. One of the Disney ogres yelled at us for not facing forward on the Big Thunnder Mountain Railroad.

June 13, 2001

Carly took photos of some of her oil candle creations. She's going into business for herself, that is, if she gets a business plan formed.

June 5, 2001

Today is my birthday. I'm 32 now. I feel like I'm 20. Carly, Jake, Suzy, and Phil helped me celebrate. We ate ice cream cake. I took too long to attempt to blow out 32 candles so wax dripped into the cake. I brought the left over cake home and took about 2 weeks to finish it off. We set free a few helium filled balloons to soar up into the darkness.

May 11, 2001

Disneyland. There we were again. Jake, Carly, Duane, and myself. Duane wanted a corndog or something that night. He stood in a line forever to get some food.

April 28, 2001

Feeling better today. Didn't yet clean up the collection of cat furr that has built up on everything while I've been not feeling so great. Maybe tomorrow I will be ready to clean. Jack's furr bothers Carly, so I gotta clean it up to her over here to visit me.

April 27, 2001

Well I'm still not completely well. I had an ear infection and a cold. Today my new DSL service if active. I was given a turn on date of May 9, but it works already.

April 15, 2001

I should have normal internet access again soon and so may get back to updating this page regularly. Today is Easter and I've been sick all week. It really sucks being sick. I want to be well.

March 7, 2001

Happy New Year! Ha. Kari in Finland was bugging me to update this thing. So was my sister, Mickie. My current ISP, Winfire, whom I cancelled service with more than a month ago has still not released my phone line so that I can find a new ISP. They are now going into bankruptcy. Will I ever get reliable internet service without spending a load of cash on it? I have already signed up with DSL Extreme. People have nothing but good things to say about them so far. I hope that's still the case when I'm finally able to get service from them.

December 26, 2000

Back to work. Gotta work early tomorrow. Bed time. I hate going to sleep.

December 25, 2000

Merry Christmas.

December 24, 2000

Christmas Eve.

December 23, 2000

Played some billiards at the bowling alley with friends Carly and Jake tonight. I really suck. I suck at bowling too.

December 22, 2000

Ok. I'm getting my computer working again. Windows98 mangled itself up and I got annoyed with it and decided to ignore it for a while. I'm in the process of getting stuff running under WindowsMe now. Computers are just a big pain. My sister, Mickie, will be happy because I have Scrabble installed now. She's a Scrabble freak.

December 5, 2000

I'm tired again. Big surprise! Ha.

December 4, 2000

Back to work today. I Bid on a few more Christmas tree decorations on Ebay.

December 3, 2000

And today I drove back home. Too much driving this weekend.

December 2, 2000

Left home at 6:30am this morning. Drove to Las Vegas to see John, my bro. We toured Hoover Dam and ate dam dogs.

December 1, 2000

Received some Christmas tree decorations in the mail yesterday. Jack, my cat, took over the shipping box they came in.

November 30, 2000

Had such a migraine a little earlier. It knocked me out. Now my sleep pattern will be more messed up than it already was.

November 29, 2000

Not much happening. My home is a big mess. I've got to invite some friends over so that I'll have a reason to clean things up. I'm such a hermit.

November 28, 2000

Hmmm. I think today was a lost day. Came home from work and messed around with my new Playstation2 for the rest of the night.

November 27, 2000

I began assembling and decorating my Christmas tree last night and finshed up this morning. While sleeping today I had a dream that I was stopped by a police officer. He accused me of not stopping at a stop sign. I insisted that I did stop. He let me go without a citation.

November 26, 2000

Yesterday my sister, Mickie, told me that I need to update this page. So I guess someone is reading it. I haven't had much to say lately. Tonight I went shopping online for some handmade Christmas tree ornaments. I found some that I like but I wish I could find more.

November 25, 2000

Ugh! I have a headache from sleeping too long. I slept for about 14 hours. It wasn't intentional. I just didn't set an alarm.

November 24, 2000

I worked today. I know no one else did. Ha.

November 23, 2000

Happy Thanksgiving.

November 22, 2000

Another day, another cat scratch. My kitty Jack is a fighter.

November 21, 2000

I think I was planning to say something about today here, but I can't remember what it was. Ha. I laugh.

November 20, 2000

How will I ever get to sleep again after sleeping all day? I need to be at work early.

November 19, 2000

Worked all night then slept all day. I almost beat my bro-in-law John in a game of Scrabble. The games networking quit on us before the game was over. My nephew Christopher showed me some of his birthday gifts on our videophone call. I hope my gift makes it to him in a day or two. Toys R Us let me down and didn't ship my gift as quickly as they first said they should be able to.

November 18, 2000

I went to Disneyland today.

November 17, 2000

I was sick on the 15th and didn't make it to work. Slept all day. My days usually start at noon. The 16th was so busy trying to catch up from being sick on the 15th that I never got around to writing here. Tomorrow is my nephew Christopher's birthday party. I was invited but didn't plan for airline transportation early enough. Too expensive.

November 15, 2000

It's 3:30am and I'm tired but I hate going to bed. In the morning I'll hate to get out of bed though. I ate some gummy fruits tonight. But I still haven't photographed them.

November 14, 2000

Today is my sister Mickie's birthday. She's as old as me again. I'm 30.
Mickie's family has a web site at Oops. Mickie read this and pointed out to me that I'm 31. I told her I'm really 18.
She also said that I need some images of gummy fruit candy here. I agree.

November 13, 2000

Hi. I'm Randy. I have too many web domains. I've decided to use this one to talk to myself. I've not mentioned the existance of this domain to many people. I'll be checking my server log now and then to see if anyone out there has found me. I'm sure someday someone will.
My permanent personal web site is at It's currently barren and boring.

November 12, 2000

I slept too late again. I bought groceries tonight. Didn't buy any gummy fruit. I still have halloween leftovers.

November 11, 2000

I slept way too late today.

November 10, 2000

It's Friday again. I was disappointed to not find Freaky Links on Fox TV tonight.